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Umiam Lake

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Address: Shillong, India

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Breathtakingly beautiful ...

Lake Umiam is a major tourist attraction in Shillong, a beautiful lake with breathtaking views with water and mountain merged in the blue sky ... we went there with family and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
elixirarch
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is Small stop on your way up from guwahati to Shillong. It's got some views and more than that its got nice place to eat some snacks. You can get corn cobs and also since very nice and juicy pineapple. I had fun stopping here. Nothing much here though

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lake Umiam is a major tourist attraction in Shillong, a beautiful lake with breathtaking views with water and mountain merged in the blue sky ... we went there with family and friends in august, 2013 .. the weather was quite comfortable.. Boat riding is a little pricey, but hopefully beautiful out on the lake..

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a very engrossing mythological story surrounding this lake. U need to trek down a long way to touch the water of the lake. Else u can also enjoy the view from the view point. Sunset is experienced the best from here. Speed boat and water scooters are also available for hire.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for short visit. Prefer early morning (7:00 AM) or late evening timings (4:00 PM) ! Good location for photography enthusiasts. Can really spend some time here if you are on a couples / solo trip.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a huge lake where one can do boating and enjoy the greenery around. Although the water level has gone down. But it still deserves a visit. Its 17 kms before shillong while moving from Guwahati. Many resorts are also built around the lake.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best time of the day to visit this place is close to the sunset i.e. around 4 pm. It has a entry checkpoint & they charge an entry fee of Rs. 80 per person but it is totally worth a visit. they do have boating activities operations at the lake but otherwise also it is a great place to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the route to Shillong via Guwahati, umiam lake is a beautiful place. A must visit and a necessary place to go. The water looks beautiful and the scene takes the heart. It has boating and other water sports. Also it have a orchid. I wished to stay in a lodge situated just near the hill to the lake, may... More 

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Mohali, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Umiam Lake is good place to relax on an evening. Visited during stay at Umiam Lake resort. Good scenery, nice views. Had a boat ride in the lake. Not very busy, so good place to relax.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i did not stay there but it is a huge natural lake with ramifications that can be huge and wild and eerie

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Water reservoir for Shillong. Very scenic place. Must visit when in Shillong. There is House Boat at the other end of lake, in the is water. Beautiful decore, very spacious and homely atmosphere. Very low tariffs, Rs. 1500/- for 24 Hrs, for 5 adults and a child. Very delicious desi chicken. Ultimate stay.

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